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Modern-Day Pharaoh: Brazilian Businessman Wants to Take Prized Bentley with Him to the Grave

Modern-Day Pharaoh: Brazilian Businessman Wants to Take Prized Bentley with Him to the Grave | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
They say you can’t take your worldly possessions with you when you die, but a Brazilian businessman is going to try.
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This is one of my news digests. If you like my editorial choices, there are more to be found by clicking on the "dear reader" link, and on my name above.
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There's ANOTHER Great Wall

There's ANOTHER Great Wall | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Standing thousands of miles long, the Great Wall Of China is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations with over 10 million visitors each year.
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Japan Uses Electric Eel to Light Christmas Tree

With Christmas approaching, families around the world have begun decorating their homes with all manner of twinkling bulbs and flashing lights to appease K
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Every White Line in these Ultra-Realistic Animal Portraits is Just a Scratch

Every White Line in these Ultra-Realistic Animal Portraits is Just a Scratch | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
We’ve seen highly talented artists burn paper, roller skate, and even kick a football around to create art. But here’s something new – Illinois artist Allan Ace Adams actually scratches away at paper to create breathtaking animal portraits.
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China to document its tourists behaving badly

China to document its tourists behaving badly | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will keep records of "uncivilized" behavior by its tourists for up to two years, the country's tourism agency said on Tuesday, to combat a spate of incidents abroad in recent years which it said reflected badly on the...
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The 7 Worst Attempts By Criminals To Blame Someone (Or Something) Else

The 7 Worst Attempts By Criminals To Blame Someone (Or Something) Else | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Some crooks confess when they're caught, but most have trouble admitting what they've done — and sometimes, they go so far as to assign responsibility for their actions to someone or something else entirely.
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12 Mary Poppins Facts That You've Never Known About.

12 Mary Poppins Facts That You've Never Known About. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The iconic film turns 50 years old this year. Before you go back and relive the magic to celebrate this anniversary, make sure you read up on some little nuggets about this amazing film you DEFINITELY didn’t know before.
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Nail Houses: 10 Amazing Home Owners Who Refused to Sell

Nail Houses: 10 Amazing Home Owners Who Refused to Sell | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Take a look at these extreme stories of property holdouts.
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Artist Uses Pressed Plant Leaves to Create Beautiful Collages

Artist Uses Pressed Plant Leaves to Create Beautiful Collages | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Artist Helen Ahpornsiri uses pressed ferns leaves and stems to create intricately beautiful illustrations of birds, insects and other creatures.
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These Photos Reveal What Kids Around The World Eat For Breakfast.

These Photos Reveal What Kids Around The World Eat For Breakfast. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It's said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially for growing children. However, many parents in the US settle for serving their children sugary cereal, due to it's convenience and appeal to kids.
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THIS CHINESE COUPLE SOLD THEIR CHILDREN TO PAY FOR NEW VIDEO GAMES - Qaked

THIS CHINESE COUPLE SOLD THEIR CHILDREN TO PAY FOR NEW VIDEO GAMES - Qaked | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
What would someone do if they ran out of money? Work an extra shift? Sell out old belongings? Maybe in extreme cases, think about robbing a bank? Now, let’s think about why anybody would run out of money.
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25 Pics Proving Kids Are Almost Too Weird To Function

25 Pics Proving Kids Are Almost Too Weird To Function | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Just some proof that kids are weird. Like really weird.
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Vloasis's curator insight, April 17, 3:43 AM

Some great ones in here.

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16 Photos So Well Timed, There's No Way That Most Of Them Were On Purpose

16 Photos So Well Timed, There's No Way That Most Of Them Were On Purpose | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Pictures can be divided into two categories: intentional and unintentional. Most pictures we take are obviously intentional. And whether on purpose or not, most tend to be pretty commonplace.
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8 Unbelievable College Application Stories

8 Unbelievable College Application Stories | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From the student who was accepted to all eight Ivy League schools to the senior class that has a 100% acceptance rate, check out these attempts at getting into a good college.
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8 Stunning, Award-Winning Urban Structures

8 Stunning, Award-Winning Urban Structures | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From a bridge that makes walking an adventure to a cost-effective way to revitalize an aging port, Architizer’s A+ Awards announced yesterday include smart and simple architecture for everyday life.
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10 Worst Mix-Ups

10 Worst Mix-Ups | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
To err is human, but these colossal blunders are divine...ly stupid.
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32 Totally Ridiculous Reasons Couples Broke Up..

32 Totally Ridiculous Reasons Couples Broke Up.. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
She was allergic to peanut butter...If I was gonna see her I couldn't have peanut butter for two days before. That's a life I don't want to live"
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10 Weirdest Florida News Stories

10 Weirdest Florida News Stories | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From the father who removed his son's tooth with a Camaro to the the man who offered to pay his bar tab with a rock, check out these ten stories from the Sunshine State that will leave you shaking your head!
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15 RANDOM THINGS THAT WILL GET YOU ARRESTED

15 RANDOM THINGS THAT WILL GET YOU ARRESTED | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
RANDOM THINGS THAT WILL GET YOU ARRESTED | From amazinglyviral
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Woman Survives on Corn Crisps Alone for Over a Decade

Woman Survives on Corn Crisps Alone for Over a Decade | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
35-year-old Debbie Taylor loves cooking big meals for her boyfriend and teenage son. But when the time comes to sit down at the table and dig in, she just pulls out a packet of Beef-flavored Monster Munch crisps instead.
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This Tiny Home Is a Grown-Up Treehouse

This Tiny Home Is a Grown-Up Treehouse | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Most people would put treehouses in the realm of “childhood dream projects,” but Geoff De Ruiter might change a few adult minds.
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A Weeping Angel Night Light Is The Ultimate Way Of Petrifying Your Kids

A Weeping Angel Night Light Is The Ultimate Way Of Petrifying Your Kids | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Although their repeated use has blunted their impact a little, Doctor Who's Weeping Angels are still capable of giving young kids (and the kids at heart) a good jump-scare now and then.
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Resurrecting 1500-Year-Old Canals Could Fix Peru's Water Shortages 

Resurrecting 1500-Year-Old Canals Could Fix Peru's Water Shortages  | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Lima is one of the world’s largest desert cities, so when it rains it—just kidding, it pretty much never rains.
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10 Strangest Things Found Under Beds

10 Strangest Things Found Under Beds | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From the man that found a crocodile to the person who discovered a decomposed body, here are 10 incredible stories of some very unusual things people have found under beds.
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Uber weird and bizarre finds.

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Chinese Writer Spends $225,000 on Plastic Surgery to Look Like William Shakespeare

Chinese Writer Spends $225,000 on Plastic Surgery to Look Like William Shakespeare | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
34-year-old Zhang Yiyi wasn’t happy with simply being called a great writer, he wanted to look the part as well.
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Haunting Traces Of WWI Soldiers Found In Medieval French Tunnels

Haunting Traces Of WWI Soldiers Found In Medieval French Tunnels | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have stumbled upon nearly 2,000 inscriptions left by soldiers fighting in France during the Great War. The exquisitely preserved markings were found in a tunnel that once provided shelter for villagers during the Middle Ages.
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